Tag Archives: enterprise performance management (EPM)

Customer Case Study: How to Implement Revenue Recognition in Oracle Hyperion Planning or PBCS

August 30, 2017

Author: Tony Tauro, Performance Architects In a previous blog post , we took a high-level look at the basic principles behind the revenue recognition concept. In this post, we demonstrate how to implement revenue recognition in an Oracle Hyperion Planning or Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) solution. Our customer’s planning application was used to analyze sales data from an external system. The results of this analysis fed into…   Read More


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A Taxonomy of Oracle EPM (Hyperion) On-Premise and Cloud Products

August 22, 2017

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects For many years, Oracle has been the leader in the enterprise performance management (EPM) (also called corporate performance management or CPM if you follow Gartner ) arena with a suite of products called “Oracle EPM.”  These products started on-premise, and Oracle has very quickly migrated this functionality to the cloud since…   Read More


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Why EPM Theory is Backwards: Start with the Budget!

December 20, 2016

Author: Kirby Lunger, Performance Architects Many of us are familiar with the “Holy Grail” of enterprise performance management (EPM) solutions: state your organization’s mission and vision; develop a strategy based on these items; develop strategic objectives with measures, targets, initiatives, milestones and owners related to this strategy; and then allocate resources according to the prioritization…   Read More


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Guest Blog: Oracle EPM Cloud in Focus at OpenWorld 2016

August 23, 2016

Author: Jennifer Toomey, Sr. Principal Product Marketing Director, Oracle  Oracle OpenWorld San Francisco (September 18 – 22, 2016) offers more Oracle EPM content and expert experience than any other conference in the world. It features more than 60 EPM conference sessions, a dedicated EPM Showcase area for demos, three hands-on labs, plus presentations from multiple…   Read More


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Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS): Living with the New and Improved Simplified Interface

August 3, 2016

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects It has been over a week now since Oracle rolled out the 16.07 update to Oracle Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS) in their customer’s production instances, and the reaction has been mixed because customers need to get used to doing things a little bit differently.  In other words, the functionality is the same, just organized differently….   Read More


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When to Run a Financial Report in Oracle BI Cloud Service (BICS) versus Planning and Budgeting Cloud Service (PBCS)

June 1, 2016

Author: Ron Woodlock, Performance Architects Many organizations have more than one system that can be used to run financial reports because both the enterprise performance management (EPM) and business intelligence (BI) application markets are fairly mature and “grew up” separately. This is often a point of discussion during requirements and design as there isn’t one…   Read More


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Oracle EPM (Hyperion) 11.1.2.4: Icons Missing in Assign Access Control Screen Without PSU 004

November 11, 2015

Author: Andy Tauro, Performance Architects If your organization runs Oracle EPM (Hyperion) version 11.1.2.4, you’ll want to apply the Essbase Administration Services (EAS) Patch Set Update (PSU) 004 (21933398) because without it, the icons are missing in the “Assign Access Control” screen! Security Administrators for Oracle Essbase applications in an Oracle EPM (Hyperion) environment will be familiar with the ‘Assign Access Control’…   Read More


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Five Ways to Evolve Your Business Analytics Software Environment to Address the Big Data Revolution

February 17, 2015

If you’re reading this blog post, you’re probably tired of wandering into meetings where your colleagues debate the proper definition of “important” terms such as enterprise performance management (EPM) , business intelligence (BI) , business analytics , master data management (MDM) , data scientist …and, my favorite, big data .  While confusion reigns in your working group about what these terms mean, you’re undoubtedly also experiencing requests for different kinds of analysis…   Read More


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